Asus U33JC - Intel Core i3

  • Asus U33JC - Intel Core i3
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  • Beautiful bamboo/aluminum design, Solid performance, Long battery life, Many connectivity options
  • Lightweight design with great battery life, nVidia Optimus autoswitching graphics.
  • Webcam privacy switch, USB 3.0 and Wireless Display technology, Good battery life.


  • Keyboard isn't as "clicky", Poor screen viewing angles, Extremely glossy display
  • Terrible Webcam, Dim screen with poor viewing angles.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechReviewSource on 70

The Asus U33Jc is an eco-friendly laptop that is made of 15% bamboo and offers rock-solid performance to go with it. It has an Intel Core i3 CPU clocked at 2.4GHz, 4GB of RAM, and lots of connectivity options to choose from, including USB 3.0 and...

By PC Advisor on 80

If you're in the market for a lightweight ultraportable laptop that can handle a wide range of tasks, you can't do much better than the Asus U33JC. It's competitively priced, comfortable to carry and handles spreadsheets and streaming movies...

By PCWorld on 80

If you need a lightweight ultraportable laptop that can handle various tasks, the Asus U33Jc is a great choice....

By The Tech Report on

Warning: car analogy ahead. But I can't resist, because the dashboard of a Jaguar is the first thing that pops into my mind when I look at Asus' U33Jc novel blend of brushed metal and mahogany-stained bamboo. This wouldn't be an original...

By Notebook Review on 70

The ASUS U33JC-A1 is an extremely attractive and extremely well built laptop with a few annoying little issues. First, the fact that ASUS weakened the Nvidia graphics in order to extend battery life means you don't get the best possible performance...

By PC Mag on 70

The Asus U33Jc-A1 is a mainstream laptop made out of bamboo, packed with an Intel Core i3 processor and Nvidia's Optimus...

By LaptopMag on 80

A one-of-a-kind bamboo design, long battery life, and Optimus graphics make this 13-inch notebook a very good...

By cnet on 81

A welcome change of pace from the usual glossy plastic and brushed-metal laptop styles, the bamboo-clad Asus U33Jc-A1 looks great and also packs in some very useful...

By Engadget on

The U33Jc may be on the bamboo list now, but it's much more than a bamboo laptop. The wood certainly makes you feel like you're buying a unique device, but the draw of the machine for most will be its superior blend of graphics, performance and...

By Computer Shopper on 87

Good looks, strong benchmark scores, and Nvidia Optimus technology make this bargain-buy ultraportable a standout for home and small-business users alike....

By AnandTech on

For the second time this month, I get to review a fashion-conscious notebook. Instead of aluminum and glass, this time we’re looking at wood—or, to be more specific, bamboo. ASUS’ U33Jc is part of ASUS’ U-series Bamboo Collection...